A federal judge has turned back another element of an attempted class action lawsuit brought by employees of TGI Friday's over allegedly unpaid vacation time.
A man has filed a class action lawsuit against Toyota after it disabled support for an interactive feature for which he paid an additional cost.
A federal judge will allow plaintiffs with disabilities who use motorized wheelchairs to continue their ADA access lawsuit against Uber, saying he believed Uber coud be treated as a public accommodation under the Amercians with Disabilities Act.
Opioid plaintiffs: A small percentage of pill shipments were 'suspicious.' Or maybe it's nearly all of them
CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - Forced to identify opioid prescriptions they say were “suspicious” and never should have been shipped, Ohio cities and counties came up with a rough estimate. Very rough.
A federal judge in Chicago sided with Fannie May and has bagged a class action complaint accusing the chocolatier of under filling its candy packages.
Sephora customer alleges Virtual Artist Kiosks don't inform customers in writing of biometrics collection
An Illinois woman alleges a virtual kiosk used by cosmetics retailer Sephora for customers to digitally apply cosmetic products collects biometric information without complying with state law.
A Wisconsin man has brought a class action against Culligan Water Technologies, accusing the company of calling him without his consent.
Lyft driver's class action alleges York Risk Services sent unauthorized texts regarding incident reports
A Georgia resident and Lyft driver has filed a class-action lawsuit against a New Jersey-based insurance provider over allegations it sends unwanted text messages.
A Cook County consumer has filed a class action lawsuit against a vending machine company over allegations he was damaged by unauthorized charges.
Appeals panel: Despite Janus decision, still no class actions vs unions over illegally collected fees
A federal appeals panel in Chicago has again rejected an attempt by a group of home caregivers to bring a class action lawsuit against the labor union they say used an Illinois state law to unconstitutionally grab $32 million in fees from their pay, as the judges said the decision holds up even when reevaluated in light of a recent Supreme Court decision further restricting unions’ abilities to force non-union public workers to pay such fees.
Bandas: Edelson used 'dirty tricks' to lay ground for racketeering suit over class action objections
Seeking to defend himself against accusations he and his associates have behaved as extortionists by allegedly using objections to class action settlements to wring six-figure payments from others seeking to close deals, attorney Christopher Bandas fired back, saying the lawyers pressing the action against him and his associates are the rogue agents, engaging in “dirty tricks to intimidate and ward off” all who “stand in the… way” of their million dollar paydays.
A consumer alleges an online vaping and e-cigarette store had lax cybersecurity policies and failed to take basic security precautions, leading to a data breach that allegedly compromised customer information.
The city of Chicago is facing a class action complaint over the city’s longstanding practice of issuing duplicative vehicle tickets. The lawsuit was filed by the same attorneys who earlier this year settled for $11 million in fees for a class action over red light camera fines.
Trial lawyers: EPA admission of fault in Sterigenics emissions measuring won't matter to lawsuits vs company
As federal environmental regulators reassess their controversial measurements of emissions from the Sterigenics plant in Willowbrook, a group of lawyers representing Willowbrook residents are continuing unfazed in their lawsuits against the company, based largely on findings in a federal report that relied heavily on the allegedly faulty data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The recent election of Democrat J.B. Pritzker as governor of Illinois could make the state more employee-friendly through impending changes to the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA), and an attorney advises employers should be ready to defend themsevles against more claims and lawsuits.
Appeals panel orders hearing on 'pro objectors' Bandas, Thut, attempt to secure payoff from Edelson class action
Two lawyers, described as “professional objectors” to class action settlements, will need to face a hearing and perhaps state disciplinary action, over their alleged attempt to secure a payoff, as a state appeals panel said they had essentially hidden behind a narrow interpretation of a court rule to deflect attempts to sanction them for taking “advantage of a situation described as ‘murky’ and with ‘unpredictable’ or ‘sporadic’ enforcement” to win potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars at a time from other lawyers seeking to close the deal on their own million dollar paydays.
Employee accuses Reladyne of violating IL privacy law in scanning workers' fingerprints for timekeeping
A fuel delivery driver has filed a class action lawsuit against his employer under an Illinois privacy law, claiming the company didn't obtain written consent before scanning his fingerprints for use with its punch clock system.
Judge refuses to shut down racial discrimination class action vs Chicago water department
Two companies based in Houston are alleged to have unlawfully called an Illinois man to solicit their services.
IL Supreme Court questions whether mom must prove 'harm' to sue over teen's Six Flags fingerprint scan
Illinois Supreme Court justices appeared to take a dim view of assertions by a lawyer for Six Flags that a mother can't sue the theme park operator after the company required him to scan his fingerprints to use his park season pass, even though she had not provided consent.